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The latest from Freedom House:

His many ribbon-cutting appearances boost his image ahead of an April 11 election. Sort of.

Authoritarian powers that are fundamentally hostile to democracy cannot be ignored or appeased.

Freedom House issued a statement in response to the ascension of Mokgweetsi Masisi as president of Botswana, replacing Ian Khama, the outgoing president and son of liberation icon Seretse Khama.

The realm of Westeros, ruled by a hereditary monarchy with no constitutional checks on its power and plagued by a multilateral civil war, is almost totally devoid of the conditions required for a status of Free, according to a report released today by Freedom House.

International, regional and national human rights and development organisations write to Ethiopian Prime Minister to express concern over the recent arrest of 11 Ethiopian journalists, bloggers and political opposition leaders amid a new crackdown on fundamental freedoms.

The administration’s first moves have raised hopes that the corruption and neglect of the Zuma era are truly coming to an end.

The Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front elected Dr. Abiy Ahmed as chairman and prime minister-designate. 

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